Socialist Worker

Black Mirror

Issue No. 2282

This series of twisted comedy dramas from Guardian journalist Charlie Brooker offers some disturbing food for thought.

In the first episode a royal is kidnapped—and will be executed unless the prime minister performs a humiliating act live on national TV. No spoilers, but you’re in for a surprise.

An exploration of modern mass communications and political spin, the series of three stories will make you laugh and cringe in equal measure.

Black Mirror
by Charlie Brooker
Channel 4
Sundays at 9pm


If you enjoy Socialist Worker, please consider giving to our annual appeal to make sure we can maintain and develop our online and print versions of Socialist Worker. Go here for details and to donate.

Article information

Reviews
Tue 6 Dec 2011, 17:55 GMT
Issue No. 2282
Share this article


Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.